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Sunday, 24 January 2010

My Favourite Albums Of The Decade

Following on from my earlier post on my favourite albums of 2009 see below for my albums of the decade....

My Favourite 25 Albums Of The Decade (2000-2009)

1) Yo La Tengo 'And Then Nothing Turned Itself Out'
2) Midlake 'The Trials Of Van Occupanther'
3) Brian Wilson 'Smile'
4) Laura Cantrell 'Humming By The Flowered Vine'
5) Sufjan Stevens 'Come On Feel the Illinoise'
6) Low 'Trust'
7) Cat Power 'The Greatest'
8) Ryan Adams 'Gold'
9) Dirty Three 'Ocean Songs'
10) Boards Of Canada 'The Campfire Headphase'
11) Eluvium 'Copia'
12) Grand Drive 'True Love & High Adventure'
13) Half Man Half Biscuit 'Achtung Bono'
14) Múm 'Yesterday Was Dramatic, Today Is OK'
15) Paddy McAloon 'I Trawl The Megahertz'
16) Robert Plant & Alison Krauss 'Raising Sand'
17) John Vanderslice 'Pixel Revolt'
18) M Ward 'Hold Time'
19) Bjork 'Vespertine'
20) Mercury Rev 'All Is Dream'
21) Amiina 'Kurr'
22) Calexico 'Feast Of Wire'
23) Animal Collective 'Merriweather Post Pavillion'
24) The Blue Nile 'High' 
25) Broadcast 'The Noise Made By People'

Other albums I enjoyed....(in no particular order)

Godspeed! You Black Emperor 'Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven'
Max Richter 'The Blue Notebooks'
Johann Johannsson 'Englaborn'
Alexandre Desplat 'Lust, Caution' (official soundtrack)
Field Music 'Tones Of Town'
Ryan Teague 'Coins And Crosses'
Tape 'Luminarium'
Tim Hecker 'Harmony In Ultraviolet'
Beachwood Sparks 'Once We Were Trees'
Jacaszek 'Treny'
Devendra Banhart 'Cripple Crow'
Ella Guru 'First Album'
Andy Palacios 'Watina'
Elbow 'The Seldom Seen Kid'
Gillian Welch 'Time (The Revelator)'
Sigur Ros 'Takk'
Grandaddy 'The Sophtware Slump'
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci 'How I Long To Feel That Summer In My Heart'
Grizzly Bear 'Yellow House'
Tinariwen 'Aman Iman: Water Is Life'
Stereolab 'Fab Four Sutre'
Elliott Smith 'Figure 8'

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